Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Signe Toly Anderson, a vocalist and original member of the Jefferson Airplane who left the band after its first record and was replaced by Grace Slick, has died.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Music City waited 18 years to host the NHL All-Star game.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Bruce Springsteen's tour showcasing his 1980 album "The River" is more than an exercise in nostalgia. It's a telling example of how veteran artists are adjusting to the new realities of the music business by super-serving their longtime fans.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden has been hired to succeed Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
British singer Colin Vearncombe, who had a 1980s hit with "Wonderful Life" under the stage name Black, has died from injuries suffered in a car accident. He was 53.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
A brief "60 Minutes" piece on the late David Bowie that aired Sunday was the result of a 15-year journey of missed connections involving three of the newsmagazine's correspondents and a rock star gone underground.
Even with rock 'n' roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Macklemore explores racism and hip-hop in a new song called "White Privilege II," rapping about a white person's position in society with black people fighting injustice and even namechecking Iggy Azalea for appropriating black culture, along with himself.